Definition of Concubinage. Meaning of Concubinage. Synonyms of Concubinage
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Definition of Concubinage
Concubinage Con*cu"bi*nage, n.
1. The cohabiting of a man and a woman who are not legally
married; the state of being a concubine.
Note: In some countries, concubinage is marriage of an
inferior kind, or performed with less solemnity than a
true or formal marriage; or marriage with a woman of
inferior condition, to whom the husband does not convey
his rank or quality. Under Roman law, it was the living
of a man and woman in sexual relations without
marriage, but in conformity with local law.
2. (Law) A plea, in which it is alleged that the woman suing
for dower was not lawfully married to the man in whose
lands she seeks to be endowed, but that she was his
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